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Wunder Family History

Wunder Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone who performed wonders, from German Wunder ‘miracle’, Middle High German wunderære. The Jewish name is mainly of ornamental origin. The German name can also be from a nickname for a curious or inquisitive person, from Middle High German wunder ‘curiosity’, ‘astonishment’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Wunder Families

  • Number of Wunder families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wunder families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wunder last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wunder Family Origin

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Wunder Immigration Information

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Wunder Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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